The Rector is the academic head of the University and in this role chairs the Senate )the highest academic body of the university). The Rector holds all the authority required to fulfill this role in accordance with the University Constitution and General Statutes, as well as the Academic Statutes.

The Rector is elected by the Senate for a period of 4 years.​



​Rector - Prof. Chaim Hames

​Tel: 972-8-6461223 
Fax: 972-8-6479434 
Email: rector@bgu.ac.il